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Moscow court turns down appeal on continued detention of Roman Sushchenko

14.02.2017 р., 14:20

On Tuesday, February 14, Moscow's city court heard the appeal of defense attorney Mark Feygin about the continuing pretrial arrest of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, an employee of Ukraine's national news agency Ukrinform, who was illegally detained in Russia.Feygin sought  to overturn the detention order of his client and tried to seek house arrest for Suchchenko, instead of pretrial confinement.Sushchenko is charged with espionage (article 276 of the criminal code), which he denies.



 

Moscow court turns down appeal on continued detention of Roman Sushchenko

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